Record

Reference numberPT/15/18
LevelFile
TitlePaper, 'An account of the skeletons of the dugong, two-horned rhinoceros, and tapir of Sumatra, sent to England by Sir Thos [Thomas] Raffles, Governor of Bencoolen [Bengkulu, Sumatra]' by Sir Everard Home
Date[1821]
Description10 manuscript pages and five plates showing skeleton of a dugong, skeleton and stomach of a rhinoceros, and skulls of tapirs.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the skeletons of the dugong, two-horned rhinoceros, and tapir of Sumatra, sent to England by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Governor of Bencoolen'.

Read 22 March 1821.

Abstract published in Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society of London], Volume 2, 1833.
Extent15p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1815.0154
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1821.0019
Related records in the cataloguePT/15/18/1
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Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4668Home; Sir; Everard (1756 - 1832); surgeon1756 - 1832
NA7464Raffles; Sir; Thomas Stamford Bingley (1781 - 1826)1781 - 1826
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